Archive for September, 2019

Wednesday 11th 2019

Wednesday 11th.  Early low cloud that delayed the start of flying until late morning cleared to leave a good soaring day, with hill, thermal and wave lift on offer, although the latter not to all.  A moderate W'ly meant it was a winching day, and 26 were flown, including 8 by private owners. although problems […] Read More...

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Thursday 5th to Tuesday 10th September 2019

Thursday 5th.  A moderate WNW'ly with a tendency to veer into the NW led to an early AT off runway 02 and a subsequent landing on 30, but the turbulent conditions led to a decision to suspend flying for a while.   Flying resumed an hour later with 3 successive Falke flights off 24, with glider […] Read More...

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Tuesday 3rd to Wednesday 4th September 2019

Tuesday 3rd.  The airstream continued to flow from  the Southwesterly  quadrant and be of a showery nature and its variation from  WSW'ly to SSW'ly while staying light to moderate, caused the operating runway choice to alternate between 20 and 24.  Winching and ATing were again on offer, but only 2 ATs were flown to add […] Read More...

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Friday 30th August to Monday 2nd September 2019

Friday 30th.  The  moderate, initially SSE'ly wind, soon veered into the SW and strengthened to moderate to fresh, resulting in a mix of ATs and winch launching, the day's 3 ATs being  off runway  20 and followed by the 12 winch launches off runway 24.  The skies were initially cloudy but cleared after lunch to […] Read More...

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